Category Archives: Football


After the Battle of the Hawthorns, West Brom secured an uneasy, nervy victory against another West Midlands rival. Rather than end up in infamy like last week’s Black Country derby, this win against Birmingham will be remembered for Andreas Weimann’s Read more…


WIn the story of Marcus Rashford’s trip to Belfast last week, there were plenty of details about what he did, from the amount of drinks he reportedly consumed to what he ordered for dinner. Imagine being a 26-year-old going through Read more…


Key events Show only important events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta speaks to TNT. “We had (two breaks, in Dubai and then after the Palace) to work on our concepts… to recharge… to set some Read more…


It’s been a bumpy, troubling ride for Erik ten Hag, and that came long after the Manchester United manager had fielded further questions about Marcus Rashford’s apparent indiscipline. Rashford was conspicuous by his absence from the United squad that flew Read more…


TOne might think that the chronology is just too perfect. As the community surrounding Liverpool Football Club digests the bombshell news of Jurgen Klopp’s departure, the emergence of Xabi Alonso as a head coach with real substance at the top Read more…


Key events Show only important events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature A reminder that there is no VAR in operation tonight. That’s because Middlesbrough, who lost to Chelsea in the other semi-finals, don’t have the technology at the Read more…


Guinea urged its supporters to “celebrate cautiously” in the future after several fans were killed following Friday’s 1-0 win over Gambia. Kaba Diawara’s side face Senegal on Tuesday, where the two Group C leaders meet against a backdrop of tragedy Read more…


Bayern Munich have confirmed their interest in Kieran Trippier, with the Newcastle defender apparently keen on a move. Since Thomas Tuchel, the Bayern coach, is a die-hard fan and Newcastle is constrained by profit and sustainability rules, Trippier’s departure to Read more…


Key events Show only important events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature The teams! Egypt: Mohamed El Shenawy, Kamal, Hegazi, Abdelmonem, Hamdy, Hamdi Fathi, Elneny, Salah, Marmoush, Ashour, Mohamed. Subs: Gabr, Hany, Trezeguet, Kouka, Kahraba, Fatouh, Attia, Mostafa Fathi, Read more…


SPECIAL REPORT José Mourinho’s early years were something. In his first full season as Porto head coach he won the domestic double and Big Vase and led the team to a surprise Big Cup the following season. At Chelsea, the Read more…